Scottish Ale 70 Shilling
Bring at least 2 1/2 gallons of water to 155 degrees and turn off the heat
Put the crushed grains in the grain bag:1/2 LB. Crystal 60L,1/2 LB.Carapils,1/8 LB. Black roasted barley,1/4 LB. Peated Malt,1/8 LB. Chocalate Malt
1/2 LB. Maris Otter
Soak the grains in the hot water for 15 minutes.Lift the grain bag in and out of the water as if it were a teabag.
After soaking the grains,lift the grain bag out of the water,once the bag has dripped almost all of the water out,
discard the grains and return to heat untill boiling.
Turn off the heat once again and move the stockpot to a cool burner.Add the malt extract 7LBS. Amber Extract,1/4 LB.Corn syrup
Stir constantly while adding to dissolve the malt extract.Return to a boil,once its a controlled boil.add the bittering hops
and set the timer for 90 minutes:1 OZ. Progress
After the 60 min has passed put the pot in the tub with ice and water,rapidly cool the wort to 80-85 degrees.Pour the wort
in the fermenter and add as much water needed to the 5 gallon line.Check the gravity, it should be :1.054.Finishing gravity
should be :1.014
I think he means 60 not ninety because he starts the cool down @60 minutes
Do you add the corn syrup to increase the amount of fermentable sugar, or is that adding flavor somehow. Seems like a lot of purists frown on getting fermentable sugars from any other source than grain. I'm a newb, so just trying to understand it all.
Thanks, I'm gonna brew this recipe next.
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